NuGene International, Inc. reported that sales more than doubled to $536,363 in Q2. A spokesperson for the company attributed the increase to its ongoing focus on expanding its distribution through professional channels, including dermatologists, pla… Read More »
Symrise AG is strengthening its activities in the scent and care segment with the acquisition of Pinova Holdings, Inc. Headquartered in Brunswick, GA, Pinova Holdings is a supplier of ingredients from natural and renewable sources used mainly in the… Read More »
The Knowlton Development Corporation (KDC), Longueuil, Québec, has acquired Kolmar Labs Group companies, including Kolmar Laboratories Inc. and Acupac Packaging Inc. Kolmar is a New-York-based custom formulator and manufacturer of color cosmet… Read More »
For the fourth quarter, Estée Lauder’s net sales fell for the first time in three quarters, as results were hurt by a stronger dollar and less demand for Clinique and Estée Lauder skin care products. The company’s net sales… Read More »
Azelis Group will acquire Koda Distribution Group (KDG) in a deal that is expected to close by the end of the year. A purchase price was not disclosed.
KDG will become known as Azelis Americas, led by Frank Bergonzi, CEO and president of KDG,… Read More »
Symrise AG: appointed Olaf Klinger to become chief financial officer (CFO) of the company. He had been with AMEOS, a private clinic operator, where, as a managing executive, he is in charge of the finance department. Before that, he held various mana… Read More »
H2O Plus has signed a long-term lease for new corporate headquarters in the San Francisco Financial District. The company will take 10,000 square feet of space on the top floor of the historic 111 Sutter Street building. H2O Plus anticipates that abo… Read More »
Ulta Beauty’s net sales increased 19.4% to $877 million in the second quarter. Comparable sales (sales for stores open at least 14 months and e-commerce sales) increased 10.1% compared to an increase of 9.6% a year ago. Retail comparable s… Read More »
Inter Parfums, Inc. reported second quarter sales decreased 5.2% to $102.0 million; however, sales by US-based operations rose 5.7% to $24.9 million.
Chairman and CEO Jean Madar noted that sales for European-based operations fell due to currency flu… Read More »